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    I'm a righty. But, my Lady is a lefty and all of our guns were right handed eject and she made do... Well, I convinced her she needed a rifle that only a lefty could shoot comfortably. We picked up a Ruger American in .308Win... She's a happy camper...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scorpiusb View Post
    I'm a righty. But, my Lady is a lefty and all of our guns were right handed eject and she made do... Well, I convinced her she needed a rifle that only a lefty could shoot comfortably. We picked up a Ruger American in .308Win... She's a happy camper...

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    Sighted it in at 50 yds then shot it at 200 yds... Pretty happy so far... Just plinking loads for my AR10...

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    As a true lefty, I have never gotten used to right-hand bolts and semi-autos. At the age of 12, my dad bought me a Browning SA-22 that ejects downward. Then came a Remington 700 BDL-LH in 30.06. Tried several right-hand semi-auto shotguns, but after getting gas in the face, I switched to left-hand rifles/shotguns only. A left-hand Beretta A400(bird hunting) and a Fabarms XLR(Sporting Clays) handle my shotgun needs. For rifles, I have to make due with an AR-15(Stag Arms) in 223/5.56, a Tikka T3 Stainless Lite(223), Savage 110(257 Roberts from the Custom Shop), Tikka T3 Hunter(6.5x55 Swede), Tikka 595(7-0, Browning A-Bolt(30.06), Kimber 82(22 LR w/Custom Classic stock), Kimber 82(22 Hornet), and an Anschutz 1614(22 LR), all in left-hand actions. I do have a Remington 700 VSSF in 223 in right-hand, which makes it easy to catch brass and operate the bolt when shooting from the bench. I also enjoy shooting the lever actions in 41 Magnum, 30-30, and 35 Remington, even if they are not technically left-hand. To paraphrase an old Warsteiner beer commercial-“life is too short to shoot wrong-handed rifles.”

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    I'm really an odd-ball. I shoot long guns left handed and pistol/revolver right handed. I guess technically I'm a lefty because I prefer to eat with the left hand (but can switch) and I can only write with my left hand. Most sports I play right handed though. Golf, baseball, football, and basketball. I throw a ball right handed but I throw frisbee left handed, and was always "goofy footed" back in the day when I had a skateboard.

    Wow...reading that...I'm a mess.

    Anyway, I have various firearm actions that I've preferred. I have a LH Ruger M77-MKII in 30-06, a LH Savage 12FLVV varmint rifle in 22-250, a bunch of other RH bolts that I don't hunt with, just for shooting, I prefer a Lever Action over anything else, and I do enjoy my pump guns. I have the Mossberg 500 with a top tang safetly so no issue there, I have my grandpa's Ithaca 37R and a Remington 572 both that I replaced the trigger crossbolt safety to a LH throw. The only lever gun I have that is a problem is a Savage 1899 with the lever slide safety on the the right side....so I still shoot it...just not hunt with it.

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    I only have one child who is a hunter. He knows he's going to get all of Dad's guns at some point (Mom and Dad are way too old for more children and at this point I don't see his brother or sister developing an interest in firearms/hunting). There's just two he's not all that excited about -- my lefthand Savage Model 110 bolt gun and my left-handed flintlock!


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